171 Lord Cranborne, U.K. Secretary of State 171 for Dominion Affairs, to Mr John Curtin, Prime Minister
Circular cablegram DW1005 LONDON, 7 December 1941, 10.30 p.m.
MOST IMMEDIATE MOST SECRET AND PERSONAL
Following for the Prime Minister.
A report timed 5.40 p.m. G.M.T. today has been received from the Commander-in-Chief China I that the Japanese were attempting to land from five ships at Kota Bharu (on the East Coast of Malaya immediately South of Siam-Malaya frontier).